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Should I Use CPAP When I’m Sick?

With colds, the flu, and COVID-19 floating around, the side effects of each illness can prevent you from getting a good night of sleep. Especially if you’re wearing a CPAP mask. Although CPAP does a great job of managing sleep apnea, it’s not the best treatment to use while you’re sick. If you’re coughing […]

By |December 16th, 2020|CPAP, Oral Appliance|

Can CPAP Be Used as a Respirator?

With a shortage of respirators across the nation as people battle COVID-19, medical experts are searching for alternative solutions to help patients get the oxygen they need to win their battle. One emergency alternative idea to respirators was using CPAP machines to help patients with less severe breathing issues. Is this an effective way […]

By |April 1st, 2020|CPAP|

What to Do When CPAP Causes Gassiness

Many people experience the unfortunate side effect of gassiness related to CPAP. This can feel embarrassing and even impact your daily life.

This tends to happen when air that normally goes to your lungs goes to your stomach instead. Air swallowing with CPAP is common and nothing that you can’t fix. This is often described as […]

By |January 13th, 2020|CPAP|

Insurers Spy on and Overcharge CPAP Users

According to a recent investigation conducted jointly by National Public Radio (NPR) and ProPublica, health insurers may be spying on and overcharging CPAP users.

This can make it even harder for people to feel good about their CPAP machines, which may also be vital for their survival.

Unauthorized Data

It is critical […]

By |December 12th, 2018|CPAP|